Police say they found a boy concealing a knife on schools campus
The Park City Police Department referred a boy to juvenile court on counts of possession of a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on Friday, May 5 after, the police said, he threatened a woman staffer at Treasure Mountain Middle School.
The police were called to the middle school at 2:54 p.m. Officers were told that the staffer was walking from Treasure Mountain to the nearby McPolin Elementary School when she was approached by the student, who said he needed to talk to her, according to Lt. Phil Kirk.
Kirk said the student had heard rumors about himself, he wanted them to stop and he approached the staffer. Kirk said the staffer heard what she interpreted to be threats but the police did not have details.
The police found the student, who is reported to be 17 years old, at the nearby Learning Center. When they took him into custody, the police found a butterfly style knife, Kirk said.
The student was released to the custody of his grandmother, Kirk said.
The police normally do not release the names of suspects who are less than 18 years old.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, May 7 at 10:17 p.m., the police stopped a driver at the intersection of lower Iron Horse Loop and Bonanza Drive. During the traffic stop, the officer found that the color of the car did not match the information on the registration. Little other information about the case was released on public police logs.
The police issued a driver a warning at 10:53 p.m. after the person reportedly did not slow down for an emergency vehicle. The warning occurred at the intersection of Park Avenue and Kearns Boulevard.
A Porsche SUV and a compact Volkswagen collided on the 1800 block of Park Avenue at 4:33 p.m., the police said. One of the drivers, who was not identified, was warned for a left-turn violation, the police said.
The police were called to the 1300 block of Sullivan Road, nearby City Park, where kids were seen building a bike ramp. The kids removed the ramp, the police said.
Hotel workers on the 1800 block of Park Avenue called the police at 3:29 a.m. reporting that drunken guests were noisy. The people were gone when the police arrived.
On Saturday, May 6 at 10:27 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard.
Just later, at 10:45 p.m., an officer found the suspect’s vehicle. Inside, two people were passed out in the front seat, the police said. An officer arrested a man inside on a drunken-driving charge. A tow truck was summoned.
A few kids were spotted at Quinn’s Junction setting a small fire on a hillside, the police said. An officer found the kids but did not contact the Park City Fire District.
A man reportedly drove into a woman’s vehicle on the 2000 block of Prospector Avenue at 7:48 p.m. and left. The police said a woman chased him down before an officer arrived. An officer arrested the man on a charge of drunken-driving and a tow truck was called for his vehicle.
A police officer issued a warning to a person at City Park at 3:47 p.m. for reportedly having a dog off a leash. Earlier, the police issued leash-law warnings on the Rail Trail and at City Park.
Graffiti was found at the intersection of Deer Valley Drive and Bonanza Drive at 2:20 p.m. and at 1:47 p.m. on the 900 block of Deer Valley Drive.
People on bicycles were spotted in the skateboard park at City Park at 11:57 a.m., the police said, but there were gone when officers arrived.
The police received a complaint that fireworks were shot off at 2:27 a.m. at the intersection of Moray Court and Monitor Drive but officers did not find the culprits. Less than two hours earlier, at 12:32 a.m., kids were reportedly seen on Estates Drive, at the edge of the Park Meadows Golf Course, igniting fireworks. They were gone when officers arrived.
On Friday, May 5 at 3:06 p.m., a construction crew reportedly put a portable toilet in a woman’s parking spot on the 100 block of Woodside Avenue.
On Thursday, May 4, the police arrested a man wanted on a felony drug warrant on the 1300 block of Sullivan Road. He was taken to jail.
On Wednesday, May 3 at 7:34 p.m., two kids were seen throwing rocks and writing names in the cement on Deer Valley Drive. Responding officers found prints in the concrete.
A person on the 300 block of Main Street at 2:08 p.m. reported a problem with a credit card. The police classified it as a fraud and said the case is a felony charge.
On Tuesday, May 2 at 11:12 p.m., a person reported to the police that a red Jeep Wrangler was broken into at the China Bridge parking garage. The police said the incident involved more than $200.
At 3:09 p.m., a green Lexus at Park City High School was reportedly broken into. The police said the case involved less than $50.
A motorcycle was reportedly on fire at 10:36 a.m. at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Bonanza Drive.
On Monday, May 1, the police received a complaint that storage units were broken into on the 1000 block of Iron Horse Drive.
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